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  • Congolese Editor Solange Lusiku Nsimire says journalism is a powerful of building and preserving a troubled country's 'collective memory'. (Sylvain Muyali/Courtesy of IWMF)

    Honored For Her Death-Defying Journalism

    "Journalism is my calling, the print media is my struggle and independence is my motto," says 42-year-old Solange Lusiku Nsimire, a Congolese editor and mother of six.

  • Dr. Denis Mukwege and EU Sakharov Prize. (photo: AP / Susan Walsh)

    Congratulations to Dr. Mukwege on Sakharov Prize

    The United States congratulates Dr. Denis Mukwege for the distinction of being awarded by the European Parliament the Sakharov prize for Freedom of Thought 2014, which honors exceptional individuals who defend human rights and combat oppression.

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  • During the closing ceremony Provincial Minister Margueitte Niki Imayondo hands out certificates to the participants. (State Dept. Images)

    CALI English Teacher Training Workshop

    Senior English Language Fellow Bryce Smedley conducted a three day workshop with local secondary school teachers in Kisangani, Orientale Province. During this workshop, teachers got the chance to use new teaching resources and learn ways to incorporate issues like democracy, gender equality, human rights and ...

  • Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation

    Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2015

    The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa is now accepting applications for the 2015 Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation. The deadline for applications is December 20th 2014. No extensions will be granted.

  • Participants during the training. (State Dept. Images)

    Teacher Training in Kisangani

    Senior English Language Fellow conducts a two day workshop in Kisangani with 70 Secondary English teachers and Inspectors. The focus of the workshop is to encourage activities and lessons that promote English language learning that can engage students critical thinking skills.

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  • Public Affairs Officer Ellen Masi and the Director General for the National Agency for the Promotion of Investments Dr. Bwabwa wa Kayembe. (State Dept. Images)
    U.S. Embassy Sponsors 'Startup Weekend Kinshasa'

    US Embassy Kinshasa was a proud sponsor of Startup Weekend Kinshasa, a unique weekend to participate in the emergence of innovative startups in the field of ICT. If you want to learn more about activities showcased during the event, visit ...  

  • USAID Director Dr. Diana Putman delivers school kits. (State Dept. Images)
    USAID Awards Scholarships to 72 Primary School Girls

    On October 7, 2014, USAID distributed scholarships to 72 girls from the public Primary School (EP) 7 Kimpangi in the Kintambo commune.  

  • Deputy Chief of Mission Eric Madison discussing 'I Have a Dream'at the IRC. (State Dept. Images)
    Eric Madison Reflects on the 'I Have a Dream' Speech

    To honor the 51st anniversary of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, Deputy Chief of Mission Eric Madison spoke to approximately 40 students and visitors to the Embassy’s Information Resource Center about the significance of the historical speech.  

  • OSC Officer hands out certifcates. (State Dept. Images)
    OSC Organizes 2nd Edition of Lion Rouge Training

    From July 7 to 28, the Embassy’s Office of Security Cooperation (OSC) organized a series of trainings at the Kitona base in the Bas-Congo province. The program was called “Nkosi Mutane”, or “Lion Rouge II.  

  • NBA Sport Envoy in Kinshasa.(State Dept. Images)
    NBA Sports Envoy Visits Kinshasa

    U.S. Embassy Kinshasa was excited to welcome two sports envoys, WNBA star Ruth Riley and NBA star Cedric Ceballos, to the DRC as part of the Department of State’s SportsUnited Program.  

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